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Below you'll find short video biographies of each of our speakers.

Prachee Avasthi
Assistant Professor in Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Needhi Bhalla
Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology
University of California, Santa Cruz
Daniel Colón-Ramos
Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology; Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Yale School of Medicine
Doug Koshland
Richard and Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Chair in the Biological Sciences & Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
University of California, Berkeley
Katie Pollard
Senior Investigator and Director of the Gladstone Institute of Data Science and Biotechnology at the Gladstone Institutes; Professor in the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Institute for Human Genetics, Quantitative Biology Institute, and Institute for Computational Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco.
Gladstone Institute; University of California, San Francisco
Neil Robbins II
Former graduate student in José Dinneny's lab
Stanford University
Ana Ruiz Saenz
Postdoctoral fellow in Mark Moasser's lab
University of California, San Francisco
Paul Turner
Elihu Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University; Professor of Microbiology at Yale School of Medicine
Yale University
Ron Vale
Professor of the Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology; Investigator in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
University of California, San Francisco